Category - Surrender


Don’t accept second best!

We absolutely love this quote by C.S Lewis: “It would seem that our Lord finds our desires, not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures…like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at sea. …


Surrender may be costly

Back in April 2008, we renovated and moved into a permanent and spacious church facility in the inner suburbs of Melbourne. We hoped to establish a community centre- not just a church building. We designed and built an auditorium, kids church space, a groovy youth cafe, a men’s shed, and three offices – one for …


Chasing the next best thing – Suzie

I don’t know about you, but I can easily fall into the trap of getting caught up in the next best thing. I’m driven, enthusiastic, creative and regularly coming up with new ideas. These are sometimes not qualities to get overly excited about because of the way they can so subtly lure me towards the …


Rising above our Circumstances Part 2 by Peter

Not so long ago, I sat down to journal my thoughts, reflections and prayers… I was confronted with a fact that disturbed my faith momentarily… God MY FATHER was standing in my way of achieving the plans that I so desperately longed for! I prayed- but I struggled to find strength to trust Him with …


Don’t be a victim – Suzie

Do you ever experience days or weeks where you feel like you just can’t keep waiting for that dream or promise to come to pass? Do you ever fall in a heap when you’re waiting game just seems like it has no end? Do you ever feel like you may as well give up on …


What’s driving you? By Peter

A few months ago I headed to Yallourn North (a small country town in Victoria) to speak at a leadership retreat. I was rather worried about getting there on my own because I’m hopeless with directions, I mean really hopeless. Just about 8:00pm when it was getting dark, Lee, my invitee called to inform me …